Implants and surveillance technology

They Can Hear You Now

Under new legislation the U.S. government no longer needs a warrant to eavesdrop on phone calls or read email messages between people in the U.S. and people in other countries

Speeding drivers face DNA swabs under new Big Brother powers

Already the most closely monitered country on earth, UK police now want DNA samples from speeding drivers and litterbugs on a national database

Children as young as five to be fingerprinted in schools

Schools have been given the go-ahead to take fingerprints from children as young as five – along with retina and iris scans and recording of children’s voices, face shapes, hand measurements, handwriting and typing patterns

RFID Used To Track 2,500 London Dome Staff

With the best of intentions, of course


The dots have finally been connected: linking the Hollerith machines with the Nazi death camps and the then CEO of IBM, Thomas J. Watson and his participation at Bohemian Grove. Not to mention the all seeing eye and new surveillance technologies

Children to nag adults through CCTV

Big Brother is not only watching, soon he will be giving orders to those caught on Britain’s CCTV cameras

Orwell’s Home Surrounded by Cameras

Orwell’s Home Surrounded by Cameras

The Big Brother nightmare of George Orwell’s 1984 has become a reality – in the shadow of the author’s former London home

NSA Spy Scandal

A retired AT&T technician speaks about AT&T is colluding with the NSA to spy on ordinary Americans

‘Big brother’ surveillance makes waves in Sweden

A far-reaching wiretapping programme proposed by Sweden’s government to help fight terror has stirred fierce debate

RFID ‘Powder’ – World’s Smallest RFID Tag

Radio Frequency IDentification chips are set to become even smaller. Shrinking some sixty times smaller than the current tags (left)

Street Lamp Camera Plan

The plan is not just to put cameras on street lampposts but X-ray cameras that could see through clothing

Levi’s to ‘spychip’ jeans

Levi Strauss has confirmed controversial plans to embed RFID chips in its clothing in a move that has been termed by anti-privacy groups as ‘spychipping’. In an email to respected privacy activists and authors, Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre, the head of Levi’s PR confirmed that tests were underway with a leading US retailer, but […]

Big Brother’s new toy

The all Seeing Eye in the sky, watching your every move

Word on the street … they’re listening

The UK has more CCTV cameras per head of population than any other country. Now British police are considering extending their surveillance network by attaching high powered microphones to the cameras

Global Hawk to fly 1st mission over U.S.

Global Hawk to fly 1st mission over U.S.

The aerial surveillance drones have been a feature in the skies over Iraq and Afghanistan but soon they’ll be seen regularly in US skies too

National ID Cards & RFID Chips

The “Real ID Act” takes effect in May 2008. From then Americans will be issued a National ID Card, without which, they will not be able to board a plane or an Amtrack train, open a bank account, or enter a federal building. And that’s just the beginning

‘We are waking up to a surveillance society all around us’

Maybe that should be rephrased, the “mainstream media” is waking up to a surveillance society, because this has long been a topic for independent Internet news outlets

Britons ‘could be microchipped like dogs in a decade’

Drawn up by a team of respected academics, a recent report claims Britain is a world-leader in the use of surveillance technology and its citizens the most spied-upon in the world. It also paints a grim picture of what life may be like there soon

IBM, Verichip and the Fourth Reich

In building the Nazi war machine, IBM Germany leased punch card machines to Hitler’s concentration camps that matched worker skills and locations. They were the forerunner of the modern computer and the origin of proposed digital implant, the Verichip

Kids Buy Lunches With Scans of Fingers

The never-ending march of technology now means school children here can pay for their cafeteria sloppy joes with their fingers. Rome City Schools is switching to a scanning system that lets students use their fingerprints to access their accounts. In the past, students had to punch in their pin numbers. “The finger’s better because all […]